This month's stories in the EV/hybrid market include an electric rickshaw in India, recharging highways in Sweden and Italian designer Pininfarina's entry into the luxury EV market.
Tags: electric vehicles, Europe, India, OEM Equipment, Volkswagen
17th April, 2018
The French oil major is set to reveal a new motorcycle lube made in India for the domestic market as it increases its Technical Centre output. Meanwhile, Petronas is investing in a grab for Indian market share
Tags: India, Lubes marketing, Lubricants, Petronas, Total
12th September, 2017
A new warning system to boost Indian road safety has been developed by a lubricants manufacturer.
Tags: Environment, India, Lubes tech
5th May, 2017
As the US DOE invests in new research aimed at understanding powertrain efficiency through automated and connected vehicles, Indian scientists question the rigour of new passenger car fuel consumption standards.
Tags: automotive industry, drivetrains, India, Lubes tech, N America
6th March, 2017
India will be jumping from Bharat Stage IV (BS IV) to BS VI in 2020 in an effort to significantly reduce CO2 Emissions.
Tags: CO2 emissions, India, Lubes tech
31st March, 2016
The heavy machinery manufacturer believes its investment strategy will see strong returns as India's heavy equipment market heads for double-size growth.
Tags: India, mining, N America, OEM Equipment
24th February, 2016
Gulf Oil will manufacture and supply 'Mahindra Genuine Oil' under the brand name 'Mahindra M-Star Super' as part of the partnership
Tags: India, Lubricants, OEM Equipment
10th October, 2014
Suzuki Motor has announced plans to spend JPY50bn ($486.3m) on a new car plant in India to supply Maruti Suzuki India.
Tags: India, Japan, OEM and automotive, Statoil
4th March, 2014
Google India is launching a new initiative to encourage the country's women to join the digital world
Tags: Google, India, Internet marketing
9th December, 2013
Is corporate acquisition necessarily a good thing for either party? Are we set for another major oil industry re-structure and are the BRICS nations really in a position to lead the world out of its economic doldrums?
Tags: Europe, India, Lubricants, Shell, Total, View from the Bridge
9th September, 2013
Forget car parts and furniture, selling cows and buffaloes is the new trend for India's online markets
Tags: And finally, India
3rd July, 2013
ONGC and Oil India have bid for a 20% stake in Mozambique's lucrative Rovuma oil & gas field, but China is also staking a claim
Tags: Africa, China, CNPC, Corporate News, India
21st March, 2013
Gulf OIl has won the race to buy Houghton International, while Samsung Engineering takes the the Saudi development contract to expand the Yanbu refinery.
Tags: Asia, India, Lubes news, Middle East, North America
12th November, 2012
Shell is pushing for a greater share of the Indian lubes market.
Tags: India, Lubes news, Shell
8th November, 2012
An Indian state-owned lubes producer is set to open it's first European plant to boost sales of the Veedol brand.
Tags: Corporate News, Europe, India, Lubes news
12th September, 2012
BP's specialist arm has linked up with a key distributor to take on the Bangladesh market
Tags: Castrol, India, Lubes news
8th June, 2012
Hinduja-owned Gulf Oil may reduce its mining operations but will certainly expand its oil activities in India
Tags: India, Lubes news
7th June, 2012
Record earnings, a new plant site and political manouverings have kept Chevron Lanka busy at the start of the year.
Tags: Chevron, India, Lubes news
2nd April, 2012
Korea is joining with Shell to build a new base oil plant as India sends a delegation to Iran to negotiate oil payments.
Tags: Asia, India, Lubes news, Middle East, Shell
9th February, 2012
Gulf Oil took one of the world's fastest motorcycles for a blast in Mumbai
Tags: And finally, India, motorsport
28th December, 2011
Bangladesh has become the latest export target for Pertamina
Tags: Asia, India, Lubes news
3rd October, 2011
A Q2 slip in profits, but half year shows marginal improvement for Castrol's India operations.
Tags: Castrol, Corporate News, India
22nd August, 2011
The British Government has pledged to make significant investments in Indian commerce, helped by recent BP purchase approval.
Tags: BP, Europe, India, Lubes news
4th August, 2011
Fuchs is set to increase its share of the Indian lubes market with a news Mumbai development centre.
Tags: Europe, Fuchs, India, Lubes news
22nd December, 2010
Mobil Jamuna is set for the a massive public share offering on the Bangladesh stock market.
Tags: Corporate News, India
12th October, 2010
Kolkata-based Balmer Lawrie is investing in its auto lubricants business as it plans expansion
Tags: Corporate News, India, Lubricants
27th September, 2010
India's Tide Water Oil is looking to expand its lubes business through acquisition, while the state will retain its shareholding.
Tags: Asia, Corporate News, India, Lubricants
6th September, 2010
Indian automotive lube market is set to see a dramatic rise in quality, driven by OEM recommendations according to Kline.
Tags: India, Kline, Lubes news
28th April, 2010